Never Saw This Bird Before

by Vicki
(Parkersburg, WV USA)

It was sitting on a tree this winter outside my kitchen window in West Virginia. It was the size of a robin with a dark grey body and speckled breast. It also had a red topknot that stood up. The beak was long and dark. Could anyone tell me what it is?

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Feb 02, 2014
Never saw this bird before NEW
by: Anonymous

The bird was sitting on a branch. Its breast was white with black specks on it. There was an.other bird in the tree like it.

Feb 02, 2014
Never saw this bird before
by: Anonymous

Sounds like a red headed woodpecker

Jan 30, 2014
never saw this bird before
by: Brook

Was it on a branch or clinging to the side of the tree? You say it had a speckled breast? What other color was on it's breast? What other birds were in your yard?

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